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Untold spy stories

My good friend Mike Rogers is the host of a new show on CNN called DECLASSIFIED: Untold Stories of American Spies. Simply based on the snippets I’ve seen I can’t wait to watch the premiere tomorrow night, June 19. Also, Alex … Continue reading

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Thoughts on David Petraeus’ Career

David Petraeus’ career did not end the way he had planned. He had images of running for President after being Secretary of Defense. He had it all planned out and THEN – along came an attractive woman who wanted to … Continue reading

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Book Review: 88 Days to Kandahar, A CIA Diary

Full disclosure: I am recommending a book that a friend wrote. Robert Grenier, who spent over 30 years as a career C.I.A. officer, was the station chief in Islamabad, Pakistan, during 9/11. In that position, he helped plan the U.S. … Continue reading

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The CIA Tweets Now

The Agency that when I was young had a sign out in front identifying the driveway as a weather station now not only has Central Intelligence Agency on large green and white signs at both the front and back entrances, … Continue reading

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What are we going to do with Edward Snowden?

Edward Snowden has raised his ugly head again so I must comment on his return to the limelight. He was interviewed by Brian Williams on NBC and came across as not exactly truthful. The most laughable statement was that Russia … Continue reading

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Get It Now: The Very Dangerous Liaison

If you loved The Very Secret Weapon, don’t miss out on The Very Dangerous Liaison, now available on Amazon. Download it today!

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A first look at ‘The Very Dangerous Liaison’

Now that you’ve seen the book trailer about Alex’s next adventure, here’s a first taste of The Very Dangerous Liaison. Excerpt 1 She approached the beach house steadily with all her senses finely honed.  She had a package to deliver … Continue reading

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Book Trailer: The Very Dangerous Liaison — COMING SOON

Alex Garfield is one red hot spy — from the custom-made Hermes fanny pack where she hides her Sig Sauer 228 pistol to her exotic tastes in booze, cars and men. This is a woman who knows how to take … Continue reading

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North Korea: Threat or a case of chest-pummeling?

My father served in South Korea in 1960 and fell in love with Kimchi, the national dish of Korea.  It is a fermented dish with cabbage and other vegetables as its base.  It is full of garlic. I have always … Continue reading

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The Iraq War: Where have we come in 10 Years?

We have just marked the 10th anniversary of the second time America went to war with Iraq.  There are different views on whether it was a good idea in the first place or whether it accomplished enough to be worth … Continue reading

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